Half of the people who think they have food allergies actually don’t Food allergies can be confusing to figure out. Once a food item has wrecked havoc on any part of your body, whether its an itchy rash or a … Continue reading Are you food intolerant?
The Mental Snag That Makes It Seem Like Food Is Everywhere, Especially If You’re Overweight If you’re planning to take off weight in the new year and it suddenly seems like food is everywhere – and is especially enticing – … Continue reading Food cues
Diners order slightly less when restaurants list calories Bye-bye artichoke dip. Heavyweight appetizers and fatty entrees may not get much love when restaurants list calories on their menus. In a new study, Cornell researchers conducted a randomized experiment to see … Continue reading Calorie information disclosure
The psychology behind food indulgences: How we trick ourselves into thinking overeating is fine and that we’ll bounce back quickly Imagine the following scenario: You go out to eat at a very nice restaurant. You share a few appetizers with … Continue reading Food gratification
The Freshest Ideas Are in Small Grocery Stores Maj. Gene Hogg, the Salvation Army’s commander for central Maryland, organized mobile kitchens after the twin towers fell in Manhattan and the levees broke in New Orleans. He fed protesters and police … Continue reading Small is beautiful
Hungry, Hungry Hippocampus: Why and How We Eat Anyone who’s tried (and failed) to follow a diet knows that food is more than fuel. The reasons we eat are even embedded in our language. When we’re in an unfamiliar place, … Continue reading Talking about food
Soda ad blitzes conspicuously match food stamp schedules, study says Food companies have embraced a controversial tactic in their quest to sell more soda, a new study says: timing advertisements for sugary drinks to the days states distribute food stamp … Continue reading Drinking more soda